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at EverGreen HealthCare

Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 11746
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Kirkland, WA

Per Diem

Work Hours: 1


EvergreenHealth is seeking an experience Registered Nurse.

EvergreenHeath is committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients. The literature shows that having a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) contributes significantly to the quality of care. Toward that end, this position requires a BSN or a commitment to begin a BSN program within 3 years and obtain a BSN within 5 years of employment.   Please note this BSN requirement does not apply to current EvergreenHealth RNs hired prior to April 1, 2014.

Primary Duties:
1.Provides direct patient care and functions as a patient advocate.
2.Assesses the comprehensive nursing needs of an assigned group of patients.
3.Coordinates the patient and family/significant other education process.
4.Continuously plans, implements, and evaluates patient care, incorporating patient and family/significant other into the process.
5.Participates with physician partners and other interdisciplinary team members to develop and implement patient and family/significant other plan of care.
6.Communicates effectively all relevant information (e.g., patient information, safety issues, problems with equipment, quality issues, etc.) to immediate supervisor, in timely way.
7.Communicates and documents changes in patient condition, on a timely basis, to charge nurse/supervisor and physician.
8.Accountable for following the guidelines for attendance, punctuality and overall dependability. Accountable for effective performance and follow-through of all assigned responsibilities and for completing responsibilities within designated (or agreed upon) timeframes. Completes responsibilities in a manner consistent with organizational policy, goals and values.
9.Responsible for the "Accountabilities" associated with this position in support of the organization.
10.Performs other duties as assigned.

Must utilize one or more Cerner/McKesson applications to deliver and track patient care.
Requires skill and flexibility in working with staff and customers, yet attention to detail and accuracy with all aspect of clinical practice.
Demonstrates ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care.
Demonstrates ability to communicate clinical / educational knowledge to learners (i.e., students, staff, patients and families).
Demonstrates skills to complete the nursing competency assessment checklist.
Demonstrates knowledge of new trends and techniques in nursing.
Demonstrates oral and written language skills; visual and aural skills in order to communicates, ensure and deliver safe patient care and to provide a legal record of this care.
Performs an assessment process that includes age specific growth and development needs.
Demonstrates accountability for professional nursing practice, commitment to patient care and commitment to uphold the Patient Bill of Rights.

License, Certification, Education or Experience:
REQUIRED for the position:
Bachelor's  in Nursing (BSN) required within 5 years of employment if applicable
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
Current Healthcare Provider BLS  and Provider ACLS certification by date of hire

DESIRED for the position:
Master's degree in Nursing

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA). Union  membership is optional.